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October 28, 2011

Happy Haunting - Bloggers Challenge and some Exciting News!

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday!  Thanks so much to those who played along with last weeks Fall Bloom Challenge, it's always wonderful to stop by your blogs to see what you've created for the challenge!  With Halloween in just a few short days, this weeks Bloggers Challenge Theme is Happy Haunting, feel free to interpret as you wish.

I'm always looking for ways to package up treats and what not, and created a few things to share.  The first two projects use templates from Creations by AR, the last project is a Glass Treat Jar.  To make things move along quickly, I used the eCraft for cutting the templates and Adhesive.

Who wouldn't want to receive a yummy cupcake for Halloween!  Here I used images from the Artistic Outpost Halloween Treats set along with the Cupcake Basket Template.

This project also features a stamp from the Halloween Treats Set, using the Jack-o-Box Template

For this project I printed out some Digi Paper on Square 1 Printable Adhesive and cut the letters with the eCraft.  They Spider is cut from Black Vinyl and adhered to the glass jar.  Click here for printable directions.

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Before I go, I wanted to share some exciting news with you!  Zva Creative just announced their 2011/2012 Design Team, and I'm super excited to say I've made their team!  I'm honored to be part of such a talented team!  You can click the Zva Creative Logo on my sidebar to visit the other designers blogs, our first team blog hop is scheduled for November 28th!

On a personal note, please keep my mom in your prayers for a speedy recovery, as she's having knee replacement surgery today!  Thank you!

Have a great weekend!


Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous packaging and such great ideas. Tracy x

Erin Smetak said...

Love your projects, Lisa! Congratulations on making the Zva DT!!!!! What an awesome opportunity!
And I hope that your mom recovers well and quickly!!! If she gets physical therapy afterwards, then she will recover very well!!

lisa808 said...

Congratulations! Best wishes for your mother's surgery.

The cupcake basket is one of my favorite templates from Adela.

Anonymous said...

Lisa--That's fantastic to be on another DT. I'll have to check it out. Been a long time since I got to play with the BC--but this week--I did---YEAH!
Love your projects-that Witch Treat holder is fantastic--I love being able to make little things we can put goodies in.
Congrats again, Nola

Karen McAlpine said...

Congrats on the new DT spot! great projects..amazing cupcake holder. Said a prayer for your Mom too.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Your Halloween treats are fabulous, Lisa. So beautifully created as well. The cupcake is making me hungry..love the cake holder you made for it.

Terry said...

Fabulous treat holders, so fun and creative! Congrats of the new DT assignment with Zva Creative! Your mom is in my thoughts for a speedy and complete recovery! Please keep us posted!!

BarbaraW said...

Lisa, You and your eCraft make wonderful projects together.
Congrats on your new DT position. That DT was made for your style.

Ida said...

Fun & Fabulous. You always create the coolest packaging. I'd love to receive any of these.
Congrats on the Zva DT position, you will be a great addition to the team.
Prayers being said for your mom.

Kaz said...

These are gorgeous Lisa. Hoping your mum makes a speedy recovery x

Kimberly Gajewski said...

Fantastic projects Lisa! Congrats on the new Design Team position! Have a wonderful weekend and a Happy Halloween! :D

Beverly G said...

Congrats on your new DT spot, I know you'll WOW them. I've been a fan of yours since I started blogging. Prayers and hugs to your MOM on her speedy recovery.

Linda Carson said...

I wanna come to your house for Trick or Treat!! These are so fun and festive!! Congrats again on your Zva gig!! Woohoo!!

Fabi Ormerod said...

Hi Lisa, congrats for the ZVA team! Looking forward to know you better...you have an awsome style!!! cheers

Sara a.k.a. Eternal Princess Ryan said...

Awesome Challenge And Gorgeous DT Inspirations!!! Have a wonderful weekend!!!!

Basement Stamper said...

the cupcake basket is darling and I love what you did with the candy jar. Congrats on your new DT that is such exciting news and can't wait to see what beautiful things you create with them.

Unknown said...

Hi Lisa, been thinking of your mom. I have a family member who had knee replacement surgery a couple of years ago, so I know about the discomfort that comes with it. I hope your talented mom has a speedy recovery.

What a fun basket you made for that "witchy" cupcake and Mr. Jack-o-Box looks great! That jar looks awesome! Love you work, Lisa!

Suzanne C said...

Awesome holiday treats! Love the spider on the glass jar! Spooky!

ThePurplePlace said...

Woohoo! Congratulations on your new DT Position! I'll bet you'll me making some fabulous cards, with lots of wonderful BLING!!!

ENJOY!! :)


Traci S. said...

Wow! So many things to mention:

Congratulations on becoming a member of the incredible Zva Creative Design Team! I wish I had more of their fun bling items! You will be a wonderful addition to the team, Lisa.

I am praying for your mother and her knee surgery. I know so many people with knee issues this month! I know that He will be in that operation room, and will be showing the doctors how to work, as if He were conducting a symphony. He will be sure the doctors are all awake and alert, and that their fingers work perfectly with every stitch. May her recovery go well and quickly.

Your crafts are beautiful. I love the cupcake holder. Do you live in a town that is small enough that people know each other, and still accept baked goods or individual unwrapped candy? I haven't lived anywhere like that in 30 or more years! Of course, if you have them for special people...that is different. I am just curious, if there are still places in this country that are still safe like that?

He IS Able!
Traci S.

Chrissy D said...

Fantastic projects, Lisa! THe cupcake looks Scrumptious! Hope you have a Happy Halloween!

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